The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is intended for those in operational roles in the organization who have an interest or need to develop basic Six Sigma knowledge. Yellow Belts can be operational or executive level employees who require an overview of Six Sigma and the DMAIC cycle. This certification has a focus on promoting the concepts and potential use of Six Sigma tools and methodologies within the organization.
- Communicate using Lean Six Sigma concepts.
- Relate Lean Six Sigma concepts to overall company objectives.
- Use the five-step DMAIC model to improve processes.
- Participate in the development or refinement of a project charter.
- Construct and understand process maps, Pareto charts, affinity diagrams, trend charts, control charts, and histograms.
- Identify the root cause of a problem.
- Use failure mode and effects analysis to establish priorities for improvement.
- Changes in process documentation and the use of a control plan to prevent reoccurrence.
Operational or executive level employees who require an overview of Six Sigma and the DMAIC cycle.
SESSION I INTRODUCTION TO LEAN SIX SIGMA
A. Fundamentals and principles of Six Sigma
B. Fundamentals and principles of Lean
C. Six Sigma Roles and Responsibilities
D. Team fundamentals:
Types of equipment
2. Stages of Development
3. Decision-making tools
4. Communication Methods
E. Quality Tools and Six Sigma Metrics
1. Quality Tools
2. Six Sigma Metrics
SESSION II DEFINE
A. Project Identification
1. Voice of the Customer
2. Project Selection
3. Stakeholder Analysis
4. Process Inputs and Outputs
B. Project Management (PM) Principles
1. Project Charter
2. Communication Plan
3. Project Planning
4. Project Management Tools
5. Project Tracking
SESSION III MEASURING (PART I)
A. Workshop on the 7 Quality tools
SESSION IV MEASURING (PART I)
A. Basic Statistics
1. Data Collection Plan
2. Qualitative and Quantitative Data
Data Collection Techniques
C. Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
1. Definitions of MSA
2. Repeatability and Reproducibility of measurement equipment.
SESSION V ANALYZE
A. Process Analysis Tools
2. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
B. Root Cause Analysis
C. Data Analysis
1. Types of basic Probability Distributions
2. Random and Assignable Variation
D. Regression and Correlation
E. Hypothesis Tests
Session VI Implement and Control
A. Improvement Techniques
1. Kaizen and kaizen blitz
2. Plan-Do-Check-Act (PHVA)
3. Cost-Benefit Analysis
B. Control Tools and Documentation
1. Control Plan
2. Control Charts
3. Documentation Control
4. Global Vision: Six Sigma and the Organization
Session VII Final exam
It is not necessary to have work experience to be able to participate in the Six Sigma Yellow Belt course, nor is it necessary to have advanced knowledge of statistics, since it is oriented to the descriptive part.
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